Fried Catfish Fillets

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Tammy Raynes

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@Tammy_Raynes

Not very many folks in the south that don't love a mess of fried catfish. Whether it be fried, broiled or baked, catfish is good no matter how you fix it.

This recipe is for the breaded kind. The breading is especially nice because the cayenne balances the bold flavor of catfish.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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1
egg white
1 c
milk
1 c
cornmeal
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 to 1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp
pepper
4
catfish fillets (8-ozs each)
vegetable oil
lemon or lime wedges, optional

How to Make Fried Catfish Fillets

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a shallow bowl, beat the egg white until foamy; add milk and mix well. In another shallow bowl, combine the cornmeal, salt, garlic powder, cayenne and pepper.
  • 2Dip the fillets in milk mixture, then coat with cornmeal mixture. Heat 1/4" of oil in a large skillet; fry fish over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until it flakes easily with a fork. Garnish with lemon or lime if desired.

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About Fried Catfish Fillets

Course/Dish: Fish
Hashtags: #breaded, #Fried, #catfish




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